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Writings on cities

Author: Henri Lefebvre; Eleonore Kofman; Elizabeth Lebas
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass, USA : Blackwell Publishers, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The work of Henri Lefebvre - the only major French intellectual of the post-war period to give extensive consideration to the city and urban life - received considerable attention among both academics and practitioners of the built environment following the publication in English of The Production of Space. This new collection brings together, for the first time in English, Lefebvre's reflections on the city and
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Named Person: Henri Lefebvre
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henri Lefebvre; Eleonore Kofman; Elizabeth Lebas
ISBN: 0631191879 9780631191872 0631191887 9780631191889
OCLC Number: 32349316
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Notes: Translated from the French.
Description: vi, 250 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I Introduction. --
1 Lost in Transposition-Time, Space and the City. --
Part II Right to the City. --
2 Preface. --
3 Industrialization and Urbanization. --
4 Philosophy and the City. --
5 Fragmentary Sciences and Urban Reality. --
6 Philosophy of the City and Planning Ideology. --
7 The Specificity of the City. --
8 Continuities and Discontinuities. --
9 Levels of Reality and Analysis. --
10 Town and Country. --
11 Around the Critical Point. --
12 On Urban Form. --
13 Spectral Analysis. --
14 The Right to the City. --
15 Perspective or Prospective? --
16 The Realiziation of Philosophy. --
17 These on the City, the Urban and Planning. --
Part III Spaces and Politics. --
18 Introduction. --
19 Institutions of a Post-technological Society. --
Part IV Interviews. --
20 No Salvation away from the Centre? --
21 The Urban in Question. --
Part V Elements of Rhythmanalysis. --
22 Seen from the Window. --
23 Rhythmanalysis of Mediterranean Cities.
Responsibility: Henri Lefebvre ; selected, translated, and introduced by Eleonore Kofman and Elizabeth Lebas.

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